Working with young people with learning disabilities

photos from recent drama sessions with young people combined with animated Circus Tricks characters.

Passing the Baton is our dedicated youth arts programme that works with children and young people with learning disabilities. This Autumn we are offering two weekly groups to children and young people with learning disabilities in Salford. Contact Taylor at taylor.barnes@diytheatre.org.uk to find out more and book your place.

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Youth Drama Club

Our Youth Drama Club is open to young people aged 10 – 24 years. It develops confidence through drama, music and the arts. Participants can work for an Arts Award – a nationally recognised qualification.

Follow the link to find out more! Youth Drama Club page

Young Leaders Group

DIY’s Young Leaders Group is open to young people between 11 and 30 years old. Young people support one another to develop their facilitation and leadership skills. In 2020 our group worked to achieve their Silver & Gold Arts Award Qualifications.

Follow the link to find out more! Young Leaders page

picture of a circus tent and ringmaster with flags "Circus Tricks"

In 2020 we developed ‘Circus Tricks!’ a series of animated videos with supporting Activity Pack. ‘Circus Tricks!’ is aimed at children and young people with learning disabilities. It can be enjoyed from home or the classroom. Follow the link to find out more! Circus Tricks Resource page

 


Thanks to The National Lottery Community Fund for their support of this work.

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